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December 10, 2014

Follett Challenge Deadline Set for Jan. 9. Follett Software Company

It has never been easier to enter the Follett Challenge as contest organizers have streamlined the application process and now provide valuable resources and tips to help schools and districts make their entry stand out among their peers. The deadline to enter the fourth annual competition is Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

December 3, 2014

Follett Unveils new Destiny Resource Manager. Follett Software Company

Follett this week introduced Destiny Resource Manager, a new, universal system that enables K-12 districts to track and manage all school assets. Destiny Resource Manager represents an evolution from Follett Destiny Asset Manager as it will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment.

November 14, 2014

Follett School Solutions’ President Tom Schenck elected to SIIA Education Division’s Board of Directors. Follett Software Company

Follett School Solutions’ President Tom Schenck has been elected to the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Education Division Board of Directors. SIIA is theprincipal trade association for the software and digital industries, responsible for driving the future of edtech policy.

October 2, 2014

Empowering Innovation – Fourth Annual Follett Challenge To Launch Monday. Follett Software Company

The fourth annual Follett Challenge, which will highlight and reward the most innovative K-12 programs that teach 21st century skills to students, launches its 2014-15 contest Monday, Oct. 6.

September 19, 2014

Follett names Nader Qaimari Senior VP Content Services and Solutions. Follett Software Company

Follett announced that Nader Qaimari has been named Senior Vice President of Content Services and Solutions for Follett School Solutions, the leading provider of integrated content and technology solutions to the PreK-12 education space. Succeeding Todd Litzsinger, who was elected Follett Corporation Chairman of the Board in January 2014, Qaimari will oversee Follett's content services and solutions, including publisher relations, textbook and supplemental materials, early childhood, digital products, library collections, and online classroom products.

August 1, 2014

Follett’s Destiny Library Manager Named Winner in Ed-Tech Publication’s Readers’ Choice Competition. Follett Software Company

Three Follett products nominated by K-12 educators and administrators from around the country have earned recognition in the eSchool News’ Readers’ Choice Awards for 2014-15. Follett’s market-leading Destiny Library Manager has been named one of the winning products and services, while Aspen Instructional Management System (IMS) and Follett Shelf each received honorable mention status.Of the 1,300 nominations received, 80 were singled out as either winners or honorable mentions in the competition, among the most prestigious in the education technology industry.

July 25, 2014

Houston Independent School District Adopts Follett Technology to Simplify Management of Education Content, Data. Follett Software Company

Houston Independent School District, the seventh largest K-12 school district in the country, has adopted Follett’s Destiny Library Manager for its new centralized, integrated library management solution. Destiny Library Manager will be implemented later this year throughout the 212,000-student district, which is comprised of 86 certified libraries and 282 campuses.

June 24, 2014

McGraw-Hill Professional delivers premier content to K-12 Schools via Follett’s market leading Destiny platform. Follett Software Company

-McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally.

May 16, 2014

Illinois High School Earns Grand Prize in National Education Contest. Follett Software Company

Belleville West High School, in southern Illinois, has been named the grand prize winner of the third annual Follett Challenge, a competition to identify, reward and promote the most innovative teaching and learning programs. The high school won for its cutting-edge “Community of Readers” program, which challenges students in each grade level to become avid and engaged pleasure readers.

May 7, 2014

Follett Names George Gatsis Senior VP/Technology Platforms. Follett Software Company

George Gatsis has been named senior vice president of technology platforms for Follett School Solutions, the leading provider of integrated content and technology solutions to the PreK-12 education space. Follett empowers school educators and administrators with integrated solutions that combine content discovery, access and delivery with best-in-class management and instructional systems to advance student learning.

April 24, 2014

Follett introduces new search interface in Destiny 12.0 Release. Follett Software Company

Follett this week released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform. Whether reading ebooks or conducting research, students can now access the content they need from one system that offers a consistent, simplified user experience with single sign-on access.

April 16, 2014

Follett renews partnership with MetaMetrics to promote reading growth. Follett Software Company

Follett solidified its ongoing partnership with MetaMetrics, the developer of the Lexile Framework for Reading. This marriage of education-focused content and reading data helps ease educators’ struggles to connect students with age and reading level appropriate books, ebooks and digital resources.

March 27, 2014

Pennsylvania K-12 School District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Follett Software Company

Big Spring School District in Pennsylvania has selected Follett’s Aspen student information system (SIS) for the collection, reporting and management of student data and information. The Aspen platform integrates learning management capabilities and uniquely connects student information to classroom curricular, educational and communication tools.

March 25, 2014

Follett’s PreK-12 businesses unite as Follett School Solutions, Inc.. Follett Software Company

Follett’s PreK-12 businesses will become one legal entity named Follett School Solutions, Inc., effective April 1. The new entity is part of Follett’s strategy to deliver increased value to customers by integrating and leveraging the content and technology capabilities of its previously separate businesses: Follett Educational Services, Follett Library Resources and Follett Software Company.

March 7, 2014

Mississippi Educational Software Company partners with Follett to support K-12 state standards transition. Follett Software Company

Central Access Corp. announced a partnership with Follett to provide Mississippi schools and educators access to Follett’s Aspen Instructional Management System. Aspen IMS offers powerful curriculum and classroom tools that help teachers and students to focus on engagement and achievement that meet state education standards.

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